Agent of the Terran Empire ebook
by Poul Anderson
Sir Dominic Flandry, captain in Earth’s Imperial Naval Intelligence Corps, schemes and fights his way through a clutch of enemies, human and nonhuman.
Agent of the Terran Empire (1965), collects . Homeward and Beyond (1975).
Agent of the Terran Empire (1965), collects: "Tiger by the Tail" (1951). The Warriors From Nowhere (1954) The Golden Horn (1980) with Karen Anderson. The Road of the Sea Horse (1980) with Karen Anderson. The Best of Poul Anderson (1976). The Night Face & Other Stories (1979).
Sir Dominic Flandry, captain in Earth’s Imperial Naval Intelligence Corps, schemes and fights his way through a clutch of enemies, human and nonhuman. Agent of the Terran Empire. Sir Dominic Flandry, captain in Earth’s Imperial Naval Intelligence Corps, schemes and fights his way through a clutch of enemies, human and nonhuman.
Poul Anderson died of cancer on July 31, 2001, after a month in the hospital. Several of his novels were published posthumously.
Jul 14, 2009 Charles rated it really liked it. Shelves: science-fiction. I enjoyed all of the Flandry books. This book collects four adventures, three of which are very short, originally published in 1950's pulps. Poul Anderson died of cancer on July 31, 2001, after a month in the hospital.
бесплатно, без регистрации и без смс. "e;If it pleased Ruethen of the Long Hand to give a feast and ball at the Crystal Moon for his enemies. He knew they must come
бесплатно, без регистрации и без смс. He knew they must come. Pride of race had slipped from Terra, while the need to appear well-bred and sophisticated had waxed correspondingly. The fact that spaceships prowled and fought, fifty light-years beyond Antares, made it all the more impossible a gaucherie to refuse an invitation from the Mersian representative. Besides, one could feel delightfully wicked and ever so delicately in danger. e; It is the common fate of empires to grow old.
Poul Anderson is one of the grandmasters of Science Fiction - in the company of Asimov, Clarke and Heinlein. Winner of 7 Hugos, two Nebulas and the Gandalf Award. He was a former President of the Science Fiction Writers of America and the father-in-law of current SF favourite, Greg Bear.
Poul Anderson (1926-2001) was born in Pennsylvania of Scandinavian stock
Poul Anderson (1926-2001) was born in Pennsylvania of Scandinavian stock. He started publishing science fiction in 1947 and became one the great figures in the genre, serving as President of the Science Fiction Writers of America, winning multiple Hugo and Nebula awards, and was named a SFWA Grand Master. He collaborated regularly with wife, Karen, and their daughter is married to noted SF writer Greg Bear. Poul Anderson died in July 2001.
At the same time, these stories deal with more than wild battles, hairbreadth escapes, and escapades involving some of the galaxy’s most enticing young ladies. Beneath all the swashbuckling there is a view of history, as it has been and as it perhaps always will be. The wildest adventures seem to come at two different stages in the life of a civilization. First the adventures come when the civilization is fresh, vigorous, and aggressively expanding. But there is also the time when the civilization is old, when it wants nothing but to be left in peace.
Agent of the Terran Empire. Author: Poul Anderson. Publisher: Chilton Books, 1965. Parts of this book were published before 1965 as separate titles. 1. Tiger by the Tail (1951). 2. The Warriors from Nowhere (1954). 3. Honorable Enemies (1951). Flandry, here a captain, undergoes a series of adventures: He is abducted by the Scothians, an alien race hoping to invade the Terran Empire; rescues the Emperor’s kidnapped granddaughter; meets Aycharaych, his nemesis in league with the Merseians; and investigates a previously unencountered alien race that has invaded the distant colonial world of Vixen.